The Software Quality Management/Metrics (SQM) library collects data for the customer experience program in order to help improves features of Windows. Data upload can be transmitted through a customer-hosted SQM proxy to the SQM service or directly to Microsoft using the Client-to-Service Protocol. This is installed with Windows Internet Explorer 8. It is included with Windows the Vista OS.
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C:\Program Files\internet explorer\sqmapi.dll
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CN=Microsoft Corporation, OU=MOPR, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
CN=Microsoft Code Signing PCA, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
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The file sqmapi.dll has been discovered within the following program.
Windows IE8 (Internet Explorer 8) is a web browser from Microsoft. IE8 contains many new features, including WebSlices and Accelerators (Accelerators are a form of selection-based search which allow a user to invoke an online service from any other page using only the mouse).
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